April @ReignOfApril Follow Ryan Coogler said finding Black stuntwomen was a challenge for @theblackpanther But instead of using blackfaced white women WHICH HAPPENS MORE THAN YOU KNOW he expanded his reach and cast dancers and athletes That's how we got @marija_abney as Dora Milaje #BlackPanther Hollywood Reporter@THR As difficult as it is for African-American actresses to find work on genre TV it's even tougher for black stuntwomen thrcmLn9yex 911 AM- 9 Dec 2018 00C曲の 参 1006 Retweets 2766 Likes 18 10K latining note-a-bear krockafella So fucked up To be clear a major part of this is that there are very limited avenues to pursue stunt work generally and those are heavily guarded by a word of mouth network of white men and more recently white women Before anyone talks about the perceived ease of East Asian stunt performers keep in mind that at least in the US the vast majority are contracted because of specific proficiency and often as silent fodder for white heroes That aside there are plenty of talented performers who lack only the formal guidance to be *safe* and *recognized* stunt actors There was just a guardian? article profiling some of the Black Women breaking into the UK stunt scene Previously Gotham was called out for using white stunt doubles for jada pinkett-smith Here’s the Guardian article about black stuntwomen and larger problems with inequality in the industry Meme

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